Michelangelo’s Former Tuscan Villa Is On Market For US$ 9.3 Million

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If you’ve been dreaming about living a new life under the Tuscan sun, now you can in Michelangelo’s former villa — currently on the market for US$ 9.3 million. The famed artist bought the sprawling 1200 square meters home located in Chianti, It...

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1 Euro A Square Meter - Land In France

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The mayor of a small village in Normandy is offering plots of land for just 1 euro a square meter - but only to those who promise to build a house and live there full time.

In total the village has put 4 civil owned plots of between 900...

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Ghost Town For Rent In Turkey

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One of the world's spookiest "ghost towns" - abandoned nearly 100 years ago in the fallout of the First World War -could be reborn as a major tourist hub. To capitalize on its growing popularity among intrepid holidaymakers, Turkey's government is au...

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England's First Floating Village Coming Soon To East London

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Faced with rising sea levels, would you consider a move onto the water? Soon, a community of Londoners will have exactly that option. DRMM Architects has won the Royal Docks competition to design England's first floating village. London Mayor Boris J...

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Japanese Architects Designed Sky Villages

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Elevated land-based islands are what one architect is proposing for the Tohoku region of north-east Japan, the area that was devastated by last March's magnitude 9 earthquake and the mega-tsunamis it triggered. As reported The NewScientist, Keiichiro...

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